Oklahoma Children’s Theatre brings a playful party to the Petroleum Club with its annual costumed celebration for kids and parents.
Archives: April 2016
Guests, VIPs and winners help us celebrate the high points of life in central Oklahoma with a primo party.
The OU theatre titan talks about his journey to success
His name is synonymous with acting at OU; patron Max Weitzenhoffer discusses his lifelong love for theater and factors that helped him excel.
A new – and old – location brings the 50th festival full circle
2016 is a golden anniversary for the joyous Festival of the Arts, and the event’s new location is a blast from its past.
The Japanese steakhouse’s bravura beef
Impress your palate with a Porsche among proteins at Musashi’s.
Absinthe makes the mouth grow fonder
Norman bar and restaurant, Scratch, serves up an absinthe-fueled dream cocktail.
Waterfalls, geysers, geothermal wonders and more
Discovering the scenic beauty – and possible supernatural population – that calls Iceland home.
Remembering OKC’s venerable amusement park
Remembering the way we were with a look back at the glory days of OKC amusement park Wedgewood Village.
Versatile paper to make walls into canvases
Thanks to a panoply of possibilities in wallpaper patterns, making your home more distinctively beautiful is mere steps away.
Nearby trips for varied experiences
In Angel’s Way Guest Ranch, Tres Suenos Vineyard and Guthrie’s 89ers Days Celebration, Northeast Oklahoma County offers tastes of distant destinations.
Beat Rainy Day Blues in Style
When April showers come your way, these accessories will keep you dry and looking snappy.
A laughable look at bad options for slimming down fast
Trying to lose weight fast can be a lost cause – Lauren Hammack ponders some humorously inadvisable options prior to an impending wedding.
An OKC artist spins and sketches a new circular tale
Mixed Media artist Paul Medina has turned his talents to the printed page, by writing and illustrating a series inspired by fantasy stories he once told his daughter.
It’s a big, busy metro – here’s where to start
Cirque du Soleil gets inspired by “Avatar” for new show Toruk, the OKC Ballet takes flight with Peter Pan, Allied Arts goes old-school for ARTini and more.
Fact-checking a persistent Oklahoma myth
To begin a new series devoted to fact-checking Sooner State folklore, M.J. Alexander uncovers some bad news about Oklahoma’s self-proclaimed shoreline supremacy.
The city sets up for a ninth musical explosion
The ninth installment of the Norman Music Festival is back to blow minds with a free musical cavalcade headlined by Cloud Nothings.
A dinner event with the bestselling journalist
Best-selling author of The Perfect Storm and Restrepo, Sebastian Junger is the 2016 speaker for the Metropolitan Library System’s Literary Voices event.
Springsteen, The Struts and James Taylor
A triumphant return from Bruce Springsteen, fresh new rock from The Struts and a road trip for James Taylor.
Finding fresh energy in a classic space
The vintage Pontiac Building proved an ideal home for the massive oil and gas company’s satellite office in OKC … after a thoughtful renovation to make the most of the space.
New York City’s monumental tribute to OKC author Ralph Ellison
M.J. Alexander visits NYC to investigate a memorial to OKC author Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man. The subject is faceless and anonymous, but his presence is unmistakable.
Building a better development on OKC’s south side
Positioned as a potential bridge between downtown and the predominantly Hispanic Capitol Hill, planners work to ensure the emphasis is on “neighbor” in the new Wheeler neighborhood.
Chef Melissa Aust grills a springtime treat
Welcome the spring season with a lovely lamb recipe from Melissa Aust, executive chef of Stella Modern Italian.
Southern flavors gaining culinary momentum
Chimichurri, aji, chirmol and more – flavorful condiments from south of our border await adventurous travelers.
The Grand Canyon, colorful cliffs and birthday wishes
A road trip through Arizona reveals plenty of pleasures to explore in national parks.